World's richest man Jeff Bezos agrees to record-breaking divorce of N12.5trn

World's richest man Jeff Bezos agrees to record-breaking divorce of N12.5trn

- Amazon founder and world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, and wife, MacKenzie, have agreed to part ways with record-breaking N12.5 trillion in divorce settlements

- Jeff Bezos is said to be worth N53 trillion and got married to MacKenzie in 1993

- The couple who have four children have chosen to part ways amicably and remain supportive of each other

Reports reaching highlight the record-breaking divorce settlement of world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, and his partner of 26 years, MacKenzie, which is set at N12.5 trillion.

It was gathered that the couple who tied the knot in 1993 and are parents to four children have agreed to the divorce settlement which now places Mackenzie as the world's third-richest woman and still leaves Jeff in the position of the world's richest man, according to Forbes.

Bezos fortune emerged from Amazon, an American multinational technology company, which he started in 1994 in his home garage, a year after tying the knot with Mackenzie. As his partner, Ms Bezos was the first employee at the company and they both worked hard to watch it rise to staggering heights.

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Based on her contribution, Mz Bezos is entitled to a 4 percent stake at the company which today is worth N12.5 trillion. Amazon is now a vast online retail business which in 2018 alone generated sales of N83 trillion.

World's richest man Jeff Bezos agrees to record-breaking divorce of N12.5tn

World's richest man Jeff Bezos and wife, MacKenzie (Picture/Getty Images)
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The couple both tweeted about their divorce and both sounded supportive of each other even as they part ways.

Interestingly, MacKenzie only recently joined Twitter and her first and only tweet is about the divorce.

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Jeff also tweeted a post announcing the divorce. In his post, he praised his ex-wife for being supportive and kind throughout the divorce settlement process. Read below:

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Meanwhile, Nollywood actor and model, IK Ogbonna, has opened up about the state of things in his marriage to Colombian lady, Sonia.

According to the actor, they are not divorced, although his wife is currently living in Europe with their son. He admitted that they were having issues but expressed hope about things working out.

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